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Synonyms for reinforcement
ˌri ɪnˈfɔrs mənt, -ˈfoʊrs-

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  1. support, reinforcement, reenforcement(noun)

    a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

    "they called for artillery support"

    support, backup, supporting, backing, funding, financial support, keep, accompaniment, reenforcement, reinforcing stimulus, bread and butter, reinforcer, musical accompaniment, reward, sustenance, strengthener, living, financial backing, documentation, livelihood

  2. reinforcement, reenforcement(noun)

    information that makes more forcible or convincing

    "his gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints"

    reinforcing stimulus, reenforcement, strengthener, reinforcer, support, reward

  3. reinforcing stimulus, reinforcer, reinforcement(noun)

    (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it

    reinforcing stimulus, reenforcement, strengthener, reinforcer, support, reward

  4. strengthener, reinforcement(noun)

    a device designed to provide additional strength

    "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"

    reinforcing stimulus, reenforcement, strengthener, reinforcer, support, reward

  5. reward, reinforcement(noun)

    an act performed to strengthen approved behavior

    wages, payoff, reenforcement, advantage, support, reward, reinforcer, strengthener, reinforcing stimulus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "reinforcement":

    strengthening, stiffener, strengthen, enhancement, reinforcing, consolidation, amplification, strengthened, enhancing, brace

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How to use reinforcement in a sentence?

  1. Sarwar Jan:

    We call them up for reinforcement when there is an attack, but they won't respond. So our forces are like: 'If they don't cooperate, why should we help them?'.

  2. Anna Jane Grossman:

    I really knew nothing going in, I was lucky to find my program. The training that I do is really science based. It's all about using positive reinforcement effectively and it really jibes with who I am as a person, as soon as I stared this training I thought, clearly this is what I should be doing with my life. Everything clicked into place.

  3. Inspector General Joseph Boinnet:

    Arising from the attack, a contingent of officers responded for reinforcement and on arrival at the scene, engaged the attackers in a heavy fire-fight.

  4. Ian Firth:

    It is too early to say what caused the tragic collapse, but as this reinforced and prestressed concrete bridge has been there for 50 years it is possible that corrosion of tendons or reinforcement may be a contributory factor.

  5. Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu:

    In many respects, this is connected with the situation in Ukraine, with fomentation of anti-Russian moods on the part of NATO and reinforcement of foreign military presence next to our border.

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